Clouds Hill, Dorset

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A view of the cottage from the garden. The cottage was 200 years old in 2008. It was in the possession of Lawrence of Arabia from 1923 until 1935, the year of his death as a result of injuries received in a road accident on 13th May.

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Comments (6)

rosina lamberti on December 29, 2007

Happy New Year, hope its a good one!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers Rosina

Lillimi on March 14, 2008

If it was for sale and I had the money, I would love to live in it! Greetings from Germany.

Brian B16 on March 15, 2008

Hi Lillimi. It is a 'National Trust' property meaning you can visit it. It is very small inside and has very few facilities. If it hadn't been Lawrence's house it would have been demolished long ago and a large luxury house built there. Here's the link to the **National Trust page. Best wishes from the UK, purdey

Lillimi on March 15, 2008

Hi Purdey, Interesting, thanks for the information. Just as well it can't be demolished, there are far too many luxury houses and golf courses around!

kamalyn on January 28, 2009

cool! what a contrast to the sites of his Arabian adventures!

Brian B16 on January 28, 2009

Hi kamaly. Lawrence planned to live here in his retirement years but of course his life was cut tragically short by an relatively low speed road accident about 400 metres down the road - and after all he'd been through in the Middle East. One of the memorials at the accident site can be seen here. All the best, purdey

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  • Uploaded on December 26, 2007
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    by Brian B16
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ7
    • Taken on 2007/10/18 13:23:33
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